Maintenance of Way Plant and Equipment Technician

Maintenance of Way Plant and Equipment Technician

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Transport & Rail

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  • Salary:

    AED 3.9k - 6.9k per month + Plus iqama, private medical and flights

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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We are presently representing a major rail operator with an extensive rail network in the Middle East. They currently have a number of On-Track Equipment Operator positions available within the Maintenance Department. 


Responsible for maintaining and repairing on-track equipment (Maintenance of Way machines) and attachments including, but not limited to:

  • Plasser: Sand Removal Machine, Ballast Regulator, Tamper, Dynamic Track Stabiliser
  • Harsco: Track Geometry Recording Vehicle • Geismar: VMT, KGT, Clipping Machine
  • Kirow: 1600 Multi Tasker Crane
  • Liebherr: A900 Road Rail Excavator
  • Speno: Ultrasonic Test Vehicle
  • Loram 32 stone Grinder
  • Various items of portable and pedestrian controlled plant


  • Maintain and repair Maintenance of Way machines in line with the business approved maintenance plans and repair instructions
  • Work safety and within limits of responsibilities
  • Undertake work in line with operational policies and procedures
  • Machines are maintained and kept in a serviceable condition
  • Attend machine breakdowns and undertake repairs to allow machines to be returned to service
  • Keep and file appropriate records of work carried out, maintenance/inspection of machine and any machine faults found/rectified during scheduled maintenance events
  • Support initiatives to improve machine reliability, methods of work and const reduction


  • Minimum of 4 years practical experience in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of mechanical systems (engines, gearboxes, drive trains etc.), hydraulic systems and electro/mechanical control systems in the railway environment.
  • Experience in working in the railway environment in a site based maintenance role
  • Experience of working in a time critical repair environment
  • Welding and fabrication experience